Ho Chi Minh City

New Eastern Bus Station to officially operate in October

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According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, the new Mien Dong (Eastern) Bus Station is expected to be officially put into exploitation on October 10 following repeated delays.

New Eastern Bus Station to officially operate in October

The first phase will focus on moving long-haul passenger transport service routes between HCMC and Quang Tri and further Northern provinces through the National Highway No.1 departing from the current Eastern Bus Station in Binh Thanh District to the new one.

According to the journey to and from the new Eastern Bus Station, buses will depart from the new bus station in District 9 through the National Highway No.1 (in the direction of passing Dong Nai Bridge) and vice versa. 

Vehicles moving to HCMC - Long Thanh - Dau Giay Expressway will be depart from the new Eastern Bus Station and travel through route Hoang Huu Nam Street - D400 Road – the National Highway No.1 - the U-turn in front of the City Martyrs Cemetery - National Highway 1 - Hanoi Highway - Road D1 of Saigon Hi-Tech Park - Road D2 of Saigon Hi-Tech Park - Phu Huu Bridge – Ring Road No.2 (Vo Chi Cong Street) - Phu Huu Roundabout heading to HCMC - Long Thanh - Dau Giay Expressway - the boundary road between HCMC and Dong Nai Province and vice versa.

Initially, buses and coaches will hop off the passengers at the current Eastern Bus Station waiting for the completed departure procedures of the new bus station according to regulations within three months from October 10.
The new Mien Dong (Eastern) Bus Station is located in Long Binh Ward, District 9 and Binh Thang Ward, Di An Town, Binh Duong Province.

By Quoc Hung – Translated by Huyen Huong

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